World History

World History

Keeping in view that people from all backgrounds appear for UPSC. We have developed Material that will build your foundation from scratch. No Matter whether you remember your NCERT´s or not, we have took out the best from them and added on the expertise from Standard Books and developed the best yet Foundation Course which is updated every Quarter to incorporate Current Affairs. All this free of cost for reading and at minimum cost for downloading.

Chapter 1: World History Before 18th Century

Understanding of the events before 18th century is important to understand the later developments. The dawn of 18th Century was characterizedby:..

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Chapter 2: Modern Era

Thus, by the end of Middle Ages the system of Feudalism was starting to disintegrate. In the Modern era, this process reached its conclusion. From 14th to 17th century some important developments like Renaissance and Reformation took place, which resulted in an end to Feudal order...

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Chapter 3: Origin Of Modern Politics

In North America, the British had established 13 colonies on the west coast of Atlantic Ocean. After the Seven Year War, the influence of the French in rest of North America was ended...

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Chapter 4: Nationalism - Rise & Impact

The rise of Nationalism, especially after French revolution, had important impact on the world including on the re-drawing of national boundaries. Britain and France were the first nation-states to emerge...

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Chapter 5: Industrial Revolution

The trajectory of the method of production of goods has been like this from GuildSystem to Putting Out System to Factory System. There was decline of theGuildSystem, when the volume of trade increased further and the Guilds were unable to cope with the demand as they were unsuited for massproduction...

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Chapter 6: Colonialism

Colonialism is the establishment, exploitation, maintenance, acquisition, andexpansion of colonies in one territory by people from another territory. It is a set of unequal relationships between the colonial power and the colony, and often between the colonists and the indigenouspopulation...

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Chapter 7: World Wari(1914-19)

During the World War I (1914-9), Japan captured more Chinese territory in form of Kiachow islands and Shantung Province. However, it agreed to free these areas during a conference in Washington in 1921, in exchange for limitation on presence of US, British and French navies in the PacificOcean...

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Chapter 8: World In 1914

Though Europe still dominated rest of the world, important powers like US and Japan had arisen outside Europe too. Moreover, within Europe, not all European countries were powerful. It were Germany, France and Britain, which were the major powers. The rest of Europe was still in the process of economic modernization...

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Chapter 9: The World From 1919 Onwards

Turkish nationalism:Turkey was unhappy with the Treaty of Sevres (1920), as it had lost a lot of territory to the Greece. Many Turks found themselves under the occupation of the Greeks. This led to rise of nationalism and Mustapha Kamal forced Greece out of occupiedterritories. Turkish nationalism:Turkey was unhappy with the Treaty of Sevres (1920), as it had lost a lot of territory to the Greece. Many Turks found themselves under the occupation of the Greeks. This led to rise of nationalism and Mustapha Kamal forced Greece out of occupiedterritories.  ..

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Capter 10: Adolf Hitler & The Nazis

Some of the important events that characterized Hitler’s conduct in International affairs from 1933-9 have already been highlighted in the text above. Before detailing those events further, it is pertinent to answer the question that “What were the aims of Hitler?”..

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Chapter 11: Summary Of Events During The Ww1

As against the World War I, which was a war of trenches (trench warfare is a form of land warfare using occupied fighting lines consisting largely of trenches, i.e. ditches, in which troops are significantly protected from the enemy´s small arms fire and are substantially sheltered from artillery) to a great extent, ..

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Chapter 12: Various Political Theories

Communism is considered as vital framework in political philosophy. It is a socio-economic scaffold that assists in supporting the establishment of a classless, stateless society based on common ownership of the means of production. It boosts the formation of a democratic state in order to overcome the class structures and alienation of labour that characterize capitalistic societies and their inheritance of imperialism and nationalism...

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Chapter 13: Miscellaneous

Russia at the beginning of 20th century was ruled by Czar, Nicholas II. He was an autocrat & his policies were not popular among masses. Criticism of the government reached climax in 1905 when Russia was defeated by Japan...

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